AWS Executive Insights: UK and Ireland

As new technologies and emerging competitors disrupt established industries, leaders across the UK are transforming their organisations with cloud computing to deliver business value and impact to their customers. Accelerate your own transformation with these best practices, lessons, and transformative ideas from leaders like you, using AWS to create new forms of business value.


Conversations with Leaders
Unlocking Business Value with the Cloud

Philip Potloff, Head of Enterprise Strategy, sits down with three cloud leaders to explore how they are using technology and the cloud to deliver business growth and outcomes faster.

Cultivating Security Leadership (UKIR Edition)
Ebook (UKIR Edition)
Cultivating Security Leadership
Go beyond systems and tools and invest in your people
Ian Massingham

Director of Developer Technology & Evangelism, AWS, Europe & Middle East

Enterprises around the world are constantly under pressure to protect their business, employee, and customer data. In the UK this is especially true, with the nation’s growing concerns around Brexit, and the handling and use of personal data. As a result, many enterprises are asking themselves, “how can we adapt and innovate while balancing security and regulation?”

Often, there is a misguided belief that this balance isn’t possible. But security isn’t a trade-off...

Ian Massingham, Director of Developer Technology & Evangelism, AWS, Europe & Middle East
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Creating a Culture of Security (UKIR Edition)
Ebook (UKIR Edition)
Creating a Culture of Security
Norms and practices can help establish awareness of risks
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MAY 2020
AWS Conversations with Leaders Podcast
Leading an Organization Through Cloud Transformation

Keisha Garcia, Program Director Cloud Transformation, BP
Miriam McLemore, Enterprise Strategist, AWS


Keisha Garcia, Cloud Transformation Program Director at BP, on how she is leading BP through their cloud journey. Talking with Miriam McLemore, Keisha dives deep on the importance of bringing your executive team along the journey, bridging organizational gaps while navigating change.

Keisha Garcia, Program Director Cloud Transformation, BP
Tuning Up the High-frequency Enterprise (UKIR Edition)
Ebook (UKIR Edition)
Tuning Up the High-frequency Enterprise
Agility is key to accelerating value delivery
Darren Mowry

Managing Director, EMEA Sales (Acceleration and Expansion), AWS

It’s a surreal time for British business. The global markets are seeing unprecedented volatility and Britain’s relationships with the EU is uncertain. Even with all this in mind, there are still growth goals out there, particularly when it comes to technology innovation. So, why are so many British enterprises failing to seize these opportunities?

Research recently released by the London School of Economics showed that 95% of start-ups would be prohibited from entering a market while using a traditional IT model, rather than the Cloud. There are figures to back this up...

Darren Mowry, Managing Director, AWS, United Kingdom and Ireland
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AWS Executive Insights
Creating an Innovation Culture

Darren Mowry, Managing Director, EMEA Sales (Acceleration and Expansion), AWS, shares some insight on our ways of working at AWS and the wider Amazon family.

CIO and Project Director
Empowering Innovation at Virgin Trains

John Sullivan, CIO and Project Director at Virgin Trains, describes the power of automation and a focus on customer experience.

London School of Economics and Political Science
The Transformative Effect of Cloud on Firm Productivity and Performance

Explore the benefits and impact of cloud as a 21st Century digital enabler. Research by the London School of Economics and Political Science, commissioned by AWS, indicates that cloud continues to reduce technology and organisational costs while boosting development productivity by a factor of five in many cases and enhancing ROI.  

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Program Director, Cloud Transformation
Keisha Garcia, BP

Keisha discusses how she is leading the BP cloud transformation, the importance of bringing your executive team along the journey, and bridging organizational gaps while navigating change.

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Chief Information Officer, UK
Charlie Ewen, Met Office

Charlie describes the talent strategy and leadership development program at Met Office, including the value of using exemplars as a mechanism for inspiring teams across vastly different functional domains.


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